12 May 2020
Labour’s proposal to extend the current ban on private rental sector evictions could end up with some landlords in financial ruin.
25 March 2020
Labour is on the warpath against the government following the surprise contents of the Coronavirus Emergency Bill, apparently watering down the eviction ban.
24 January 2020
Another Labour council wants to introduce a city-wide landlord licensing scheme – a proposal that would require government approval to implement.
26 November 2019
Two specific elements of Labour’s tax proposals, outlined in its manifesto, could “drive a nail into the coffin of buy to let” warns a leading financial adviser.
22 November 2019
As the battle of political policies continues ahead of next month’s General Election, now Labour has unveiled a raft of initiatives about the private rental sector.
21 November 2019
On the day that Labour launches its proposals to reform the private rental sector, the Tories have announced so-called Lifetime Rental Deposits.
20 November 2019
Labour has dropped its controversial policy under which private tenants would have been able to buy their homes at a discount.
15 November 2019
The appeal by Labour’s Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to be given powers to introduce rent controls have been dealt a critical blow, according to a trade body.
07 November 2019
Labour’s controversial proposal to oblige landlords to sell their buy to let properties to tenants who wished to purchase them, unveiled in September, is being toned down.
01 November 2019
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has launched his party’s General Election campaign with an attack on what he describes as “dodgy landlords.”